Project #24313 - str 581 week 3 quiz

 

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This type of organization or structure is one that identifies a set of business capabilities central to high-profitability operations and then builds a virtual organization around those capabilities.

 

 

 

  • Ambidextrous organization

  • Agile organization

  • Modular organization

  • Virtual structure

     

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    The first step of this type of analysis involves a firm determining what their customers value and why they value it.

     

 

  • SWOT analysis

  • Three circles analysis

  • Resource-based view

  • Value chain analysis

     

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    Value chain analysis takes a

     

 

  • functional point of view

  • corporate point of view

  • process point of view

  • horizontal point of view

     

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    This type of organizational structure combines the advantages of functional specialization with the advantages of product-project specialization.

     

 

  • Matrix structure

  • Specialization business

  • Product-team structure

  • Divisional organization

     

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    Once a hypothesis about competitive advantage has been developed by a firm through three circles analysis, it should be tested by

     

 

  • conducting a value chain analysis

  • asking the Board of Directors

  • asking a panel of experts

  • asking customers

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    One of the limitations of SWOT analysis is that it can do this to a single strength or element of strategy.

     

 

  • Rationalize

  • Underemphasize

  • Misrepresent

  • Overemphasize

     

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    This is an internal analysis technique wherein strategists examine customers’ needs, company offerings, and competitors’ offerings to more clearly articulate what their company’s competitive advantage is and how it differs from those of competitors.

     

 

  • Resource-based view

  • Three circles analysis

  • SWOT analysis

  • Value chain analysis

     

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    Companies committed to this process attempt to isolate and identify where their costs or outcomes are out of line with what they identify as the best practices of competitors or other companies or organizations that undertake similar tasks.

     

 

  • Disaggregating

  • Imitating

  • Vertical integration

  • Benchmarking

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    Today, global means

 

  • selling goods in overseas markets

  • using resources from other markets

  • locating operations in numerous countries

  • getting resources and talent from around the globe and selling worldwide

     

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    One of the limitations of the SWOT analysis is that it can be

 

  • simple

  • static

  • dynamic

  • complex

     

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    This structure is one in which a set of relatively autonomous units are governed by a central corporate office but where each operation has its own functional specialists who provide products or services that are different from those of other operations.

     

 

  • Functional organizational structure

  • Matrix organizational structure

  • Divisional organizational structure

  • Product-team structure

     

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    Which of the following is an example of a primary activity in the typical firm?

     

 

  • Human resources management

  • Logistics

  • General administration

  • Research, technology and systems development

     

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    These are arrangements between two or more companies in which they both contribute capabilities, resources, or expertise to a joint undertaking, usually with an identity of its own, with each firm giving up overall control in return for the potential to participate in and benefit from the relationship.

     

 

  • Outsourcing agreements

  • Strategic alliances

  • Joint ventures

  • Contractual diversification

     

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    This is an organization structure most notable for its lack of structure wherein knowledge and getting it to the right place quickly is the key reason for the organization.

     

 

  • Modular organization

  • Ambidextrous organization

  • Learning organization

  • Joint venture

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    In VCA, which method of cost accounting is preferred?

     

 

  • Activity-based cost accounting

  • Financial cost accounting

  • Value-based cost accounting

  • Traditional cost accounting

     

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    The structure of a simple organization

     

 

  • minimizes the owner's(s') control

  • slightly increases the owner's(s') control

  • maximizes the owner's(s') control

  • limits the owner's(s') control

     

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    This is a method of comparing the way a company performs a specific activity with a competitor, potential competitor, or company doing the same thing.

     

 

  • Vertical integration

  • Benchmarking

  • Value chain analysis

  • Imitating

     

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    Twenty-first-century corporations reflect

     

 

  • interdependency

  • the top-down approach

  • internal focus

  • structured interaction

     

 

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